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English definition of “carrot”

carrot

noun uk   /ˈkær.ət/ us    /ˈker-/

carrot noun (VEGETABLE)

A2 [C or U] a long pointed orange root eaten as a vegetableTypes of vegetablePlants in general

carrot noun (REWARD)

C2 [C] informal something that is offered to someone in order to encourage them to do somethingPrizes, rewards and medals
(Definition of carrot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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